MMBT16CVFWB Debuting @ MD&M West Booth 1249

Come see MMBT's 16 Carrier Vertical Braider

MMBT by Metro CAD is proud to show our new vertical braider. MMBT16CVFWB has 16 vertical spring-loaded virgin nylon carriers with carbide eyelets and optional triaxial kit from 1 to 8 triaxials. MMBT's 16 carrier medical braider has 4 horns per gear that can rotate @ 300 RPM and have up to 600 picks/min. Up to 10 segments can be programmed in one recipe, allowing for different PPI for each segment.

MMBT by Metro CAD will be at the MD&M West Show in Anaheim, CA Feb 6-8th Please stop by booth 1249 and see our 16 carrier vertical braider live in person.

Please stop by booth #1249 and see the debut of MMBT16CVFWB our 16 carrier vertical braider.

MMBT offers both vertical and horizontal carriers from 16 up to 288.
Common sizes are 16 | 24 | 32 | 48 | 64 | 72 | 96 | 144 | 288.

Schedule a demo. See a braider in person stop by Metro CAD Monday - Friday 8 am - 4:30 pm.

MMBT16CVFWB 16 Carrier Vertical Braider

Product size for the MMBT16CVFWB is 0 (no core) to 50mm. MMBT16CVFWB can braid the following wires and fibers.

WIRES: Stainless Steel, Copper, Niti, Titanium, Gold, Platinum and Cobolt-Chromium.

FIBERS: Nylon, Polyester, Dyneema, Kevlar, Vectran, Spectra, PET, PEN, PP, PEEK and LCP.

Elegant design, rigid structure, & high output with easy operation. 

Machine operating elements are grouped on a separate intuitive HMI panel for the ease of operation and clear visibility.

DRIVE SYSTEM : Main switch 3 phase, 220V Servo motor, stopstart-jog control station included. AC frequency inverter : speed control & variable increase of speed.

MMBT16CVFWB Features : 

  • Made of heavy-duty aluminum extruded profile
  • MS cast iron horn gear with double ball bearing eliminating lubrication over the shaft. Manual grease pump to lubricate the gears with silicon grease installed.
  • MS cast iron horn plate with medical grade electroplating. Double tier horn plates for better stability with nylon shoe for low noise operation.
  • Carriers with triple Nylon rollers to minimize wire friction. Wire tension control through various sizes of compression springs.
  • Stainless steel track plate with geared servo motor for operating machine at various speed.
  • Silicon rubber coated capstan for slip free braid take-up. Take-up with multiple wraps to avoid any variation in peaks. Driven by Geared Servo Motor Electronically Controlled.
  • Automatic optical sensor interrupter for wire break & bobbin run-out. Auto stop through fiber optic sensor during braiding core break.
  • Full function PLC control recipe profiles to establish multiple recipes for various functions. 7.0” HMI with built in remote diagnostic function for troubleshooting remotely. Multi-Level password control for operator and engineering settings.
  • Machine controls start, stop, jog forward/(reverse) and take up control.
  • Safety Interlock Doors for accessibility.
  • Includes pay-off and take-up to feed the mandrel and winds up the braided product. Pay-off and take-up reels are both located underneath the braider.
  • Magnetic Break Control for Payoff Unit.
  • An adjustable LED light to illuminate braiding area of the machine.
  • Four stake tower light with multi-color LED to indicate various operational state of machine.

MMBT16CVFWB Specifications : 


Machine Type : Round Braider
Machine Model : MMBT16CVFWB
Number of Heads : 1
Number of Carriers : 16
Pitch Size (mm) : 90
Construction : Vertical
Horn Gear RPM : 300
Machine Speed (Peaks/Min) : 600
Peak Adjustment (Min - Max) : 5-250 PPI
Track Plate Material : Stainless Steel
Carrier Material : Virgin Nylon with Carbide Eyelets
Capstan Size (mm) : Ø300X60
Bobbin Size : Ø40.5 X 26.5mm
Bobbin Material : Virgin Nylon
Bobbin Volume (㎤) : 26
Connected Load (KW) : 1.2
Power Source : 3Ø230VAC/60Hz
Motor Power (KW) : 0.9
Overall Dimensions L X W X H (in) : 35.4 X 35.4 X 88.6

Please Contact Us for a quote.

Here is our 16 carrier horizontal model (MMBT16CHFWB)

Here is our 32 carrier horizontal model (MMBT32CHFWB)

For Continental USA, lease to buy options available.

Providence Capital Equipment Financing for MMBT

If you would like to learn more 
or purchase any of these products 
please call us @ (763)-595-7307

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Or visit us in store at:
8808 Monticello Lane North 
Maple Grove MN 55369 
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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